Lovely walks - Doach1 Lovely Lochs - Gavin's Loch2  Historic monuments - Mote of Urr3 Beautiful Coastline4 History - Orhardton Tower5 Stunning Scenery - Galloway Hills6 Stunning Views7 The River urr8 MTB'ers Paradise - 7Stanes9 Stunning Sunsets10 Secluded Beaches - Cutcher's Isle11
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What has changed, and how does this affect me?

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Castle Douglas As part of a change in legislation, all websites are now required to provide additional information on what cookies are, how they are used and what benefits they bring.
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Castle Douglas The browsers of most computers, smartphones and other web–enabled devices are typically set up to accept cookies. If you wish to change your cookie preferences for this website or any other websites, you can do so using your browser settings. Your browser's 'help' function will show you how to do this. We have added instructions for most common browsers below.However, please remember that cookies are often used to enable and improve certain functions on our website. If you choose to switch certain cookies off, it could affect how our website works. For example you may not be able to post on our forum, or use the common social connectors to share information easily.

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Castle Douglas Google Chrome
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Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0
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Opera
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How to check cookies are enabled for Macs

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Castle Douglas Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX
Click on 'Explorer' at the top of your browser window and select 'Preferences' option
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Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0
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Opera
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All other browsers

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